Veins of Talc - Kennack Sands. S18)

Veins of Talc associated with the Serpentine Rocks at Kennack Sands.
In the process of Serpentisation water rich in Carbon Dioxide can sometimes convert Serpentine into a Talc rich rock such as Soapstone.
Some veins are of a fibrous mineral with long thin crystals that readily separate - chrysotile ( "white asbestos")
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Location - Kennack Sands is on the eastern side of The Lizard Penninsula - in section / gallery 18
Ref:
2572
Date:
2015-11-16 00:00:00.0
Location:
SW 7340 1645
Photographer:

Veins of Talc - Kennack Sands. S18)

Veins of Talc associated with the Serpentine Rocks at Kennack Sands.
In the process of Serpentisation water rich in Carbon Dioxide can sometimes convert Serpentine into a Talc rich rock such as Soapstone.
Some veins are of a fibrous mineral with long thin crystals that readily separate - chrysotile ( "white asbestos")
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Location - Kennack Sands is on the eastern side of The Lizard Penninsula - in section / gallery 18
Ref:
2572
Date:
2015-11-16 00:00:00.0
Location:
SW 7340 1645
Photographer: